422 posts • joined 9 May 2007
Re: How about...
We already do that. It's called VAT.
Re: How on earth can this happen ...
Except she has crossed the line and lost credibility. Accusing Google of being evil is ridiculous. Accusing others of immoral behaviour shows she is grandstanding as tax is not a moral issue.
Re: Somehow I don't think so.....
Wessex is an idea, not a place. Just saying.
Fishnapper was right
"Tupac actually died" a few days after being returned. But that's OK, Mozilla got some fish back and they can now replace them. What's the half-life of a Tupac?
Suggest they get an aquarium screensaver.
Re: Its a mess on Intel "et al's" own making...
Like you say, you don't need a more powerful PC and you don't want another five 200W PC's in your home. But you might want twenty 0.1W devices controlling your light, heat and kitchen appliances. Microsoft have dropped the ball on this progress hence the shuttered factory, maybe Google can pick up the baton (Intel have an ARM license)
Re: Excellent news
Cutting the death rate of children tends to suppress the birth rate. This has happened n numerous countries at numerous times so no need to worry about the African population exploding just because Malaria is eradicated.
Re: >> Mr Dabbs, do I spot a little bit of green eyed monster?!
Yikes, I though it was called the one-eyed trouser snake. If yours is a green eyed monster you should see a doctor
"and adds a fraction of a delay (a folder opens in a couple of seconds) to your workflow"
Delays are atomic. You can have a fraction of a second or a short delay. This sounds like a long delay.
Icon for "where's the IT competence?"
Re: Might not have an IT angle, but, you can bet 5 and 6 and James Bond would be impressed...
Bond: I must be dreaming.
They had to, the photographer is a reflectopornophile as you'll see if you zoom in on the reflection in the glass vase on the window.
Is probably the change that would solve the most bad things but how likely is it that the US legal system will change?
Re: Wrong Tools
github for some, bitchhub for others, www.bitchhub.com is availiable (for about 30 seconds)
Re: ,uk ;uk 'uk
Great can't wait to register my child's domain:
robert'); drop tables dotuk; --
Has this been tested on chrome-plated targets?
Reminds me of A Clockwork Orange, just need something to keep the eyes open.
All companies use email so they're all internet businesses now. Except that they all have workers that commute by car so they're in the transport sector. Oh. and they have coffee machines so they're in the agricultural sector.
> Only serious weirdos eschew GUIs today.
Bless you, hope the cold gets better.
And thanks for the idea, I'm getting "serious weirdo" put on my CV.
Re: Don't forget one-time-pads are secure
Simply install another link in parallel and send the OTP data from the generator to the other end. Don't forget to subtract 17 from the numbers to prevent snooping.
All fine and dandy until the screensaver kicks in
Then communicator/lync tells everyone you've gone home.
That's why you need http://movemouse.codeplex.com running before you flee.
Who cares? It's made of graphene. Guaranteed to get you laid.
Re: Expert on womens' genitalia
I suspect Ms. Breswell was being modest.
Anyone viewing porn will have seen hundreds of examples of both forms of undercarriage so, yes, male readers of the register probably can talk about the length and expertise of other men's penises if they could drag their concentration away from the screen.
As for recognizing your own bits, I wouldn't even know my own hands unless the picture showed the chainsaw scar on my right palm.
I always breath through my mouth when needing large quantities of oxygen.
Re: Which London?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_(disambiguation) has 13 other Londons
These tiny speakers have no base at all. Normal speakers have to have some base otherwise they would not stand up. Try standing an ipad up and it will fall over due to lack of base.
Why the requirement for smart?
Surely they're looking for actors who can play any intelligence level?
Don't tell Anon
but each of those masks has an embedded RFID tag.
Re: Once Twitter goes public.
Running at a loss is a bad idea in any century.
Re: Wouldn't a vacuum be better?
Yes, right up until the point you try to move the heads from the park position to the platters.
Re: If only someone had told them..
The front legs take about 50% more weight than the rear so maybe they race without rear shoes.
Re: Good advice
So you're saying let them have phones and tablets and just tell them stories to keep them safe? My kid is stuck with the family PC until after primary school. My kid has been trained to lie about age/sex/location as routine. Other kids may have phones etc. but they usually also have crap parenting too.
> 4,000 per cent as dangerous as the World Health Organization's recommendation
So those things walking around are zombies or the WHO recommendation is not particularly dangerous. "4000% of the WHO recom.." is what you meant. Sticking extra words in a sentence might make you hit your article length target but it can mess up your message.
Re: Serves you right
OK> Not sorry at all.
OK> Sent from my BBC model A
Re: Ugg, grocer's apostrophe in that sample
I always thought it was a groce'rs apostrophy.
Keep up yourself, if she's alive she would be nine which is school age. If she's dead she's not missing.
B&Q are the worst, seems that the machine is weighing the goods (which range from 20kg bags of cement powder to a 5gm pack of picture hanging pins) and complaining when it doesn't add up to the expected.
Unfortunately RDS isn't so when playing my MP3's via a personal FM transmitter I get weird characters in the track title on the car radio.
American Express isn't a credit card, it's a charge card and that's (one of the reasons) why lots of businesses don't accept it.
He should resign
Blatant use of his position in power to financially help his friends. This is getting more and more like China every day.
Pointless photo subject
A photo of printed material is only going to show how the camera reproduces the CMYK inks, That's just three colours and you can bet it will do a good job. Next time photograph a peacock or some flowers or butterflies or even a nice clean red setter if you can find one.
He's an Apple mole
He'll be going to Samsung next.
And those shorts are of an unfashionable length. Shame on him.
Re: Basic questions for DARPA projects
To one decimal place of accuracy: 0.0%
Kids are faster
because they carry less baggage. Emotional, intellectual and flabby. Nice research but kids don't perceive time moving more slowly otherwise the world champion at wiff waff would be six.
Death penalty for companies
We started executing people in earnest when the police and courts could no cope with the scale of crime just after the industrial revolution. We stopped when crime rates fell and we found we were executing children and innocents. We should do the same with companies.
Maybe not close the entire business but just that facet of the business that is guilty, e.g. Ban talktalk from broadband ISP for all the crap I get but not close their mobile phone operation.
You should only apologize for behaviour you can control
Otherwise it makes the apology insincere. Men stare at breasts instinctively just like I stare at well filled trousers. No point in apologizing since we will continue as long as we breathe.
Would prefer higher framerate
I'd be quite happy with 1080p48 or 1080i96, 1080p96 would be great. Not much point having four times the pixels if it means four times as much motion blur. Doesn't involve much more bandwidth either as you can keep the I frames at the same time interval and P frames change less when they are closer in time.
"Actually it's a mystery as to why the UK doesn't speak Dutch"
Not to me, I've been to NL. Everyone there speaks at least one other language fluently, it's their ticket out of there.
A fairly simple fix for this would be for explorer to refuse to run any .exe that has more than one dot in the name. Chances of that happening?
It's still alive and kicking although with AJAX and advertising goodness it's very slow. Last week I attempted to upgrade a Windows XP machine to service pack3 only to find that the download would take 27 hours. Needless to say the box went in the back of my car back to civilization.
Where do I get one?
Motorola F3 owner here but they've stopped production and sometimes it's a bit of a squeeze in the pocket with a set of car/house keys.
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